MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING

ACC5MCR

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The subject introduces you to classic and contemporary approaches in management accounting, including current thinking about management accounting practices in organisations. You will develop the ability to undertake a range of fundamental management accounting procedures, using both quantitative and qualitative information, and build an understanding of how management accounting information is used in organisational decision-making. The subject emphasises both technical and interpretive skills, as well as the ability to think critically about management accounting information and its use in a range of organisational contexts. The subject will enhance your awareness of the role of management accountants in organisations, and their ability to present management accounting information to an informed audience.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorZahirul Hoque

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesWeekly lectures, weekly tutorial program, weekly self-study program, group presentation and individual reflective statement.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesACC5AFM

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Management Accounting: Information for Creating and Managing Value

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorLangfield-Smith K, Smith D, Andon P, Hilton, R, Thorne H.2018

Year2017

Edition/Volume8th edition

PublisherMcGraw-Hill

ISBN9781760420406

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Understand various management and cost accounting concepts and undertake appropriate accounting procedures and calculations that apply these concepts.
02. Describe different management accounting techniques and explain the way they are used in particular organisational decision-making contexts.
03. Critically analyse information relevant to management decisions
04. Demonstrate critical awareness of how decisions based on management accounting information affect individuals and organisations, and outline a range of ethical, societal and economic implications.
05. Deliver presentations effectively in a clear, succinct and persuasive manner, engaging the audience while addressing the interaction of management accounting with organisational and social issues.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorZahirul Hoque

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 11 - 22
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

In-class tests Equivalent to 1,000 words

N/AOther written examIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Case presentation & written reflective statement Group presentation Individual reflective statement Equivalent to 1,200 words in total

N/AOtherCombinedNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 3-hour final examination Equivalent to 3,000 words

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Sydney, 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorZahirul Hoque

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 11 - 22
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

In-class tests Equivalent to 1,000 words

N/AOther written examIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Case presentation & written reflective statement Group presentation Individual reflective statement Equivalent to 1,200 words in total

N/AOtherCombinedNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 3-hour final examination Equivalent to 3,000 words

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorZahirul Hoque

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

SeminarWeek: 32 - 43
One 1.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

In-class tests Equivalent to 1,000 words

N/AOther written examIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Case presentation & written reflective statement Group presentation Individual reflective statement Equivalent to 1,200 words in total

N/AOtherCombinedNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 3-hour final examination Equivalent to 3,000 words

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorZahirul Hoque

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 32 - 43
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

In-class tests Equivalent to 1,000 words

N/AOther written examIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Case presentation & written reflective statement Group presentation Individual reflective statement Equivalent to 1,200 words in total

N/AOtherCombinedNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 3-hour final examination Equivalent to 3,000 words

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Sydney, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorZahirul Hoque

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 42
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 32 - 42
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

In-class tests Equivalent to 1,000 words

N/AOther written examIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Case presentation & written reflective statement Group presentation Individual reflective statement Equivalent to 1,200 words in total

N/AOtherCombinedNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 3-hour final examination Equivalent to 3,000 words

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4